PSD News Release: Department of Public Safety COVID-19 update

Posted on Oct 20, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU – COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted in the state prisons and jails as well as in the contracted Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, AZ. The latest testing updates received for other correctional facilities are as follows:

Hawaii Community Correctional Center – One (1) employee has recovered. The facility is clear of all active COVID-19 cases.

Waiawa Correctional Facility – 30 negative inmate test results.

Oahu Community Correctional Center – 21 negative inmate test results.

Women’s Community Correctional Center – 19 negative inmate test results.

Kauai Community Correctional Center – Five (5) negative inmate test results.

Halawa Correctional Facility – Two (2) negative inmate test results.

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID-19 vaccination. For more detailed inmate testing data, PSD’s Pandemic Plan and information on response efforts made to safeguard the inmates, staff and public, visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage at: http://dps.hawaii.gov/blog/2020/03/17/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-resources/.